Deadlines

CBC Radio Submissions

Deadline:   OPEN DEADLINE

How can I share my music with CBC audiences? CBC is no longer accepting hard copy CDs to the music library. Interested in sharing your music with them? There are two ways to do so! Via theCBCMusic Library by emailing music.library@cbc.ca Please indicat…

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SUPERCRAWL

September 14-16, 2018

Deadline:   OPEN DEADLINE

Supercrawl started by a team of Hamilton artists and community builders in 2009. Supercrawl showcases great music alongside an entire street of cultural experiences — a diverse and dynamic lineup of music, art, fashion, performance, talks, crafts, food…

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Album Promotion Project 2018

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Alberta Music, Interstellar Rodeo and the Edmonton Folk Music Festival have once again partnered to help promote some of the amazing talent we have right here in this province! This year, Calgary Folk Fest and K-Days have also been added! Alberta Music…

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Colin Forbes Scholarship

Deadline: June 23, 2018  

If you are registered in a Musical, Fine Art, Vocal, Dance, or Drama post-secondary program, you may be eligible to apply for the Colin Forbes Scholarship, offered through Northlands. To apply, submit a video audition to perform in the K-Days Talent Se…

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Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class program 2018/19

Deadline: June 25, 2018  

The JUNO Awards and Slaight Music have launched the Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class in search of Canada’s next emerging artist. We’re going to put three lucky winners on the fast track to being “JUNO ready”. What sets us apart from the rest of the arti…

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AE West (Artist Entrepreneur West)

NOVEMBER – DECEMBER, 2018

Deadline: June 30, 2018  

The AE West program is returning to Studio Bell this fall. Following the successful pilot, Canada’s Music Incubator (CMI) and the National Music Centre (NMC) are inviting artists of all genres from across Canada who are interested in bettering their cr…

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Femme Wave

November 15 – 18, 2018

Deadline: July 1, 2018  

Femme Wave 2018 is scheduled to take place across various venues in Calgary from November 15 – 18. Femme Wave requires that at least one musician in your group identifies as a woman, trans, or non-binary. Femme Wave aims to be accessible and inclusive,…

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Iceland Airwaves

NOVEMBER 7 - 10, 2018

Deadline: July 14, 2018  

Artists chosen to play at Iceland Airwaves 2018 will receive: Airport pick up and drop off to and from Keflavík International Airport (Only if you are staying in the 101,103,105, 107,108 area in Reykjavik) Local transport / Hotel – Venue – Hotel (Only…

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RBC EMERGING MUSICIAN PROGRAM

Deadline: July 15, 2018  

Canada’s Walk of Fame is looking for the country’s best young musicians – the RBC Emerging Musician Program, (formerly the Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Program, Supported by RBC) is back for its 6th and biggest year yet! Submit a video or audio per…

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Reeperbahn Festival

19 – 22 September 2018

Deadline: July 15, 2018  

From 19 – 22 September 2018, the Reeperbahn Festival will present more than 900 events spanning a range of genres in locations around Hamburg’s Reeperbahn. Since its debut in 2006, the Reeperbahn Festival has grown to become one of the most important m…

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INDIE WEEK

November 6-11, 2018

Deadline: July 16, 2018  

Toronto, ON Indie Week Canada has become one of Canada’s premiere indie music festivals showcasing 300+ acts from all over the world in front of music industry professionals. Indie Week offers 6 nights of showcases, late last call after parties serving…

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Electric City Music Conference

Sep 14 - 16, 2018

Deadline: August 3, 2018  

Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA Over two days (Friday and Saturday), Downtown Scranton is transformed into a music hotbed. Bands from across the United States descend upon Scranton to mix with NEPA’s vast talent pool of local bands. Scranton’s best bars an…

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FOLK ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL

February 13-17, 2019

Deadline: August 15, 2018  

Folk Alliance is coming to Canada!  Taking place in Montréal at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth hotel, the conference includes an Indigenous Music Industry Summit, an Ethnomusicology Summit and a 50th anniversary celebration of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s…

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BIG FUN FESTIVAL

Jan. 23-27 2019

Deadline: August 15, 2018  

WINNIPEG, MB Big Fun Festival is an annual 5 day music festival showcasing multiple genres of music in several venues in downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba. The festival showcases the best of Manitoba’s current and upcoming artists as well as hand-picked acts…

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Australian Music Week 2018

November 7-9, 2018

Deadline: August 21, 2018  

“Australian Music Week is a conference and artist showcase event which is taking place in the Sydney beachside suburb of Cronulla November 7-9. For artists, Australian Music Week is a fantastic opportunity to perform live in front of some of Australia’…

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS – Music Individual Project Funding

Deadline: September 4, 2018  

This funding provides up to $15,000 to support the development of individual Alberta artists, arts administrators, or an ensemble of artists by providing funding for a specific music project. MORE INFO

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS – Artist Manager Program Funding

Deadline: September 4, 2018  

This funding supports the development of individual Alberta artist-managers and/or self-managed artists by providing up to $7,500 for one eight-week professional development program per deadline, delivered by Canada’s Music Incubator (CMI) in Toronto o…

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FACTOR Juried Sound Recording, or Artist Development

Deadline: September 27, 2018  

FACTOR’s Juried Sound Recording (JSR) program contributes toward the cost of acquiring, producing and marketing a full length album. Submissions are assessed by an independent jury of music industry professionals. The JSR program funds a portion of the…

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS – Community Performing Arts Organizations Operating Funding

Deadline: November 1, 2018  

This grant provides annual funding to eligible not-for-profit community organizations that self-create and self-produce performing art productions. To be eligible for Community Performing Arts Organizations operating funding, you must: be engaged in cr…

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS – Arts Presenting Project Funding

Deadline: November 22, 2018  

This funding supports the public presentation of professional artists by reimbursing a portion of professional artists’ fees for the preceding year. To be eligible for this funding, applicants must be one of the following: registered not-for-profit org…

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS – Organizations: Arts Project Funding

Deadline: December 3, 2018  

This funding assists not-for-profit organizations by providing a grant for a specific arts project. This grant stream also provides project support for leadership development, capacity building and partnerships that enhance the promotion and support of…

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ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS – Cultural Relations Individual Project Funding

Deadline: December 31, 2018  

This funding provides travel costs associated with professional presentations outside of Alberta, where the artists have been formally invited by the presenter to represent Alberta or Canada to promote Alberta art. The AFA may offer a maximum of $50,00…

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Noise Pop Festival

Feb 25 – Mar 03, 2019

Deadline: January 4, 2019  

San Francisco, California, USA Now in its 27th year, Noise Pop is San Francisco’s premiere celebration of independent music, film, and art. The festival attracts over 20,000 independent music fans and scores of bands each year to San Francisco. Over 15…

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